Liron Gertsman’s Cobalt-winged Parakeets in Yasuní national park, Ecuador. Youth Winner in the 2018 Audubon Photography Awards Image Credit: Photograph by lironsnaturephotography.com/Liron Gertsman Source: The week in wildlife – in pictures | Environment | The Guardian

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Ecuador is mentioned in the title but is not the only country where deforestation is putting at risk the survival of one of the big predator species in the hemisphere. Thanks to Kimberley Brown, writing in the Guardian, for her reporting from our neighborhood to the south on one of the animals we have featured […]

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THIS IS THE COUNTRY THAT ADMINISTERS GALAPAGOS, ALSO.

Media Release American Bird Conservancy Declining Warbler, 300 Other Birds to Benefit from Ecuador Land Protection Narupa Reserve Expansion Provides More Winter Habitat for Cerulean Warbler (Washington, D.C., August 6, 2014) The Cerulean Warbler—one of the Americas’ fastest-declining migratory birds—now has more protected wintering habitat in Ecuador, thanks to a cooperative effort by Fundación Jocotoco, […]

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